-H.M.S. Hood Crew Information-
H.M.S. Hood Rolls of Honour
Memorials to Men Lost in the Sinking of Hood, 24th May 1941

We will remember them
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In Remembrance of
John Mitchell

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Date of birth: 22nd March 1920
Place of birth: Edinburgh, Midlothian, Scotland
Parents: John and Elizabeth Mitchell
Service: Royal Navy
Rank: Able Seaman
Service Number: P/SSX 22571
Joined Hood:
Left Hood: 24th May 1941 (loss of ship)







Biographical Information:

John was born on 22nd March 1920 to John and Elizabeth Mitchell, of Edinburgh, Midlothian, Scotland. He was 21 years old at the time of his loss.




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Memorials

Southsea National Naval War Memorial

Panel 48, Column 3






Hood Chapel, Church of St. John the Baptist, Boldre, Hampshire









Sources
Commonwealth War Graves Commission
'Register of Deaths of Naval Ratings' (data extracted by Director of Naval Personnel (Disclosure Cell), Navy Command HQ, 2009)
John's sister, Eliz Pattillo (photo, 2001)